UPDATE: Moose Cree First Nation Chief Mervin Cheechoo says like the first three cases on the coast, this one is in Moose Factory.

Another COVID-19 case has turned up in the far northern reaches of the Porcupine Health Unit.

It says the person lives on the James and Hudson Bay coast, is between 20 and 29 years old, and was exposed to another active case.  The first three in that area were all in Moose Factory.

The total for the region since the pandemic arrived is now 82.

BY THE NUMBERS

22,317 tests

82 positive

76 resolved

9 deaths

-Source: Porcupine Health Unit, September 25, 2020